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Monday September 16 2019
Conte: Italy has tactics problem

Inter boss Antonio Conte has criticised the Italian Press for being too ‘fixated’ on formations. “They don’t give a damn in England!”

Conte has begun his Inter reign with a back three, and the Coach reacted angrily to being asked whether he would switch to a four-man defence against Slavia Prague in Tuesday’s Champions League opener.

“Do they say that I’m more a League coach than a European one? You live by clichés...” the former Chelsea boss said at a Press conference.

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Monday September 16 2019
Moggi: Sarri bad for football!

Former Juventus director Luciano Moggi has hit out at Maurizio Sarri for “always looking for excuses. It’s bad for football.”

Sarri said after Juve’s 0-0 draw with Fiorentina that it was not easy to play in mid-afternoon heat and suggested that was to blame for Douglas Costa, Miralem Pjanic and Danilo all picking up knocks.

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Monday September 16 2019
Conte: Barca didn't want Inter

Antonio Conte claims Barcelona ”won’t be happy to face Inter” in the Champions League group stage this season.

Inter and Barca have again been drawn together, following on from last season, when the Nerazzurri lost 2-0 at Camp Nou but held the Spanish champions to a 1-1 draw on home soil.

“We want to make our fans proud, playing a type of football that excites them and with which they can identify themselves,” Conte told UEFA’s official website.

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Sunday September 15 2019
Conte: 'Sarri on powerful side now'

Inter and Juventus are already starting the war of words, with Antonio Conte telling Maurizio Sarri to “calm down, as he’s on the powerful side now.”

The Nerazzurri beat 10-man Udinese 1-0 to retain their 100 per cent record, breaking two points clear of Juve, who were held to a 0-0 draw by Fiorentina.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Conte: 'Every game is a battle'

Antonio Conte warned Inter “must fight it out for every result” and should not underestimate the importance of defeating 10-man Udinese.

The Nerazzurri maintained their perfect start to the season with a third win out of three, but only a Stefano Sensi header allowed them to squeeze past Udinese after Rodrigo De Paul’s red card.

“We’ll have to fight it out for every result in every game in every situation,” the Coach told DAZN.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Capello: 'Lukaku the modern striker'

Fabio Capello calls Romelu Lukaku “a modern striker” perfectly suited to Antonio Conte’s Inter and rejects Champions League reform.

The Nerazzurri host Udinese at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

They will then begin their Champions League campaign, in a group with Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund and Slavia Prague.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Inter change of system?

Antonio Conte is reportedly considering an Inter switch to 3-4-2-1 against Udinese, with Matteo Politano and Stefano Sensi supporting Romelu Lukaku.

It kicks off at San Siro this evening at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

As Lautaro Martinez returned late from international duty in Argentina, where he scored a hat-trick against Mexico, the striker is likely to be rested.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Sacchi analyses Sarri, Conte and Ancelotti

Arrigo Sacchi explained why Maurizio Sarri has “a much tougher job” revolutionising Juventus compared to Antonio Conte’s Inter, while Carlo Ancelotti’s “blood is boiling” at Napoli.

The Scudetto race kicks off again today with all three big hitters in action, as Juve visit Fiorentina, Napoli host Sampdoria and Inter take on Udinese.

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Friday September 13 2019
Tudor: 'Conte among best in world'

Igor Tudor can’t wait for Udinese to face Inter at San Siro tomorrow. “Antonio Conte is a friend and one of the best Coaches in the world.”

It kicks off on Saturday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The Friulani had a mixed start to the season, beating Milan in the opening weekend, then fumbling a lead in their home defeat to Parma.

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Friday September 13 2019
Conte: Udinese 'game of our lives'

Antonio Conte describes Udinese as "the game of our lives" as the Inter boss pledges to "help Alexis Sanchez get back to being the Alexis we all know."

Inter host Udinese on their return to Serie A action tomorrow, hoping to make it three wins out of three, and Conte is prepared for a ‘challenging’ run of fixtures.

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